Board of Directors
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President and Chief Executive Officer
Gregg Saretsky joined WestJet in June 2009 as Vice-President of WestJet Vacations, before being named Executive Vice-President, Operations, for WestJet in October 2009. He became WestJet President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2010. In 2013 Gregg was honoured by Canadian Business Magazine as the Top New CEO in Canada, an award bestowed on the top performing CEO during the first five years of their tenure.
Gregg began his career in aviation with Canadian Airlines in 1985 as a route development planner and rose through the ranks to the position of Vice-President, Airports, and Vice-President, Marketing, before joining Alaska Airlines in 1998 as Senior Vice-President, Marketing & Planning.
He also served as Executive Vice-President of Flight Operations and Marketing, responsible for the airline's flight crews, operations, and consumer programs and activities.
Gregg grew up in Quebec and British Columbia, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Biochemistry and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.
Gregg joined WestJet's Board of Directors in April 2010.
- As President and CEO, Mr. Saretsky attends all committee meetings